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THE F-WORD, the city’s annual Feminist Festival returns from August 6 to 12, with an array of events ranging from music gigs, storytelling, workshops, political discussion, the visual arts, a march, a swim, and even bicycle repair!
October 1 to 7 is National Breastfeeding Week, and with more and more Irish women wanting to breastfeed their babies, there is a huge demand on fathers, partners and family members to learn how they can help make breastfeeding work.
THE SECOND Galway Feminist Festival is coming. It's not going to be small. It’s not going to be niche. This year it’s bigger, broader, and it’s going overground. “We wanted to create a festival and a space in which to have conversations about feminism,” says Jacinta. “And to have then unapologetically!” adds Mariel.
Breastfeeding is a natural way to feed your baby. It gives them all the nutrition they need at the correct temperature and is great for when you are busy and on the go.I breastfed both my children but it is not always easy, especially on your first child. It takes patience, practice and support. Getting support can sometimes make the difference between continuing beyond the first few days or weeks or giving up entirely.
OF ALL the participants in this year’s Galway International Arts Festival it is probably a safe bet to say that Cameron Russell is the most glamorous.
Mayo businesses are being encouraged to display a ‘breastfeeding welcome here mark’, which was launched last week.
Le Cheile Community and Family resource centre Castlebar hosted the relaunch of the breastfeeding support group last week in Le Cheile Family Resource Centre. This project is a joint community initiative between Le Cheile FRC and public health nurses from HSE West.
Women for Election has marked International Women’s Day by issuing a report card for the major political parties as the focus turns to candidate selection for the next General Election.
All the talk about gender quotas being the solution to more women in politics remains to be seen. Fundamentally it's false. Let's face it, quotas are a fabricated means (in Ireland's case man-made!) to put women on tickets because we have failed spectacularly otherwise.